Cononley Parish Council consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced councillors. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.
7 Highgate Croft
Tel: 07709 401850
Nick is the Chair of the Parish Council. He is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts and is the Parish Councillor representative on the Yorkshire Local Councils Association.
As a relatively new resident of Cononley, Nick is keen to take an active role in the community, provide help and support where he can and get to know people in the village.
He is a keen walker (he and his wife have two cocker spaniels), enjoys most sports and spending time with family and friends.
St John's House
Tel: 01535 635238
Kath is a member of the Allotments Committee. She is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts. Kath is a Parish Council representative to the Yorkshire Local Councils Association.
Kath wanted to be on the Parish Council because it gives her an opportunity to try and make a difference about the things that are important to the residents and community of Cononley.
Tel: 01535 632918
Mike is a member of the Allotments Committee and is a Sole Trustee for the Cononley Village Institute Trust and the Cononley Village Playing Fields Trust. He is a Sole Trustee Representative on the Cononley Village Institute Advisory Committee.
Mike is the newest member of the Parish Council.
1 Aireside Avenue
Tel: 07902 028974
Helen is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. She is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts.
Helen is Cononley born and bred and has lived in the village her whole life (apart from 3 years away at university). As well as living in the village, Helen runs her dog walking and training business in and around Cononley so is keen to be a part of the village as it progresses and to ensure it remains a friendly and pleasant place to live and work.
The Coach House
Tel: 07947 818816
Robert is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts. Robert is a Sole Trustee representative on the Village iInstitute Advisory Committee.
Robert has lived in Cononley since 1994. He has 50 years’ experience in journalism and public relations and currently teaches at Leeds Beckett University.
He is looking forward to helping his Parish Council colleagues deal with the many new challenges that a more populated village will be facing in the future.
17 Crag View
Tel: 07858 939078
Dan is a member of the Allotments Committee and Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts.
Dan wanted to become a Parish Councillor as he cares about local issues and wanted to get involved with the local community. As a father of a child at Cononley Primary School he is sure he can bring a different perspective to the Council.
Clerk and RFO to Cononley Parish Council
C/O Cononley Village Institute
Lee has fifteen years experience of working with Town and Parish Councils and is a former allotments and green spaces manager.
He is keen to use his practical and administrative skills and guidance to underpin the work of the Parish Council and help to move it forward within the thriving village community.